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PAS 1192-5:2015 'Specification for security-minded building information modelling, digital built environments and smart asset management' comes into force on 31 May.
Could Ecologic roof tiles help the government meet EU air pollution limits?
The Commission for Underperforming Towns and Cities publishes a report proposing 16 practical steps to boost economic performance.
Planning (Wales) Bill voted through.
Fascinating article by Keith Snook about the origins, future and potential of Building Information Modelling.
Paul Morrell calls for greater collaboration between the institutes in The Edge Commission Report on the Future of Professionalism.
Osborne announces legislation to allow devolution of transport, housing, skills, health and social care.
An analysis and criticism of the daylight factor and a call for research to standardise climate based daylight modelling
Around the web
£200m deal for Laing O’Rourke to deliver the 410 metre turbine house and sluice structure block for the Swansea tidal lagoon.
RICS launch Inclusive Employer Quality Mark.
More ideas for how to tackle late payment, this time from new business secretary Sajid Javid.
Second World War bomb found by builders on a construction site near Wembley Stadium.
21m tall sculpture unveiled at Goldendale ironworks.
New formwork system
Steel frame table formwork system used on 10-storey student accommodation buildings in Glasgow.
Site safety standards
Skanska to introduce 360° cameras on mobile construction plant.
BSRIA looks at how close we are to a cheap, safe and efficient way of storing electrical power.
Highways workers are being given UV-beads to wear that reveal their exposure to the sun when working outside.
Who can be a principal designer?
Great CDM 2015 vodcast from solicitor Mark Lynch.
CCTV tower wins CIOB Minecraft competition
- RT @Bristol_2015: #DidYouKnow On a sunny day at noon, each sq metre of the earth's surface receives around 1 kilowatt of solar power? http:…
- RT @CITABIMGroup: New specification for Data Security for BIM released PAS1192-5 See details here: http://t.co/YFEh5GiKst
- RT @ralph_arcdox: BIM – its ultimately about the Environment & the Planet. Comprehensive paper by Keith Snook @BREWatford @DesigningB http:…
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